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    Fresh Flower Buyer – Purchasing / Sourcing
    Greenleaf Wholesale Florist
    Job Location: Houston, Texas

    We are a family business with deep roots in the floral industry from farm to florist and are seeking a positive, energetic personality that has a passion for the industry, loves flowers, strives to exceed customer expectations and wishes to have some fun at work. We currently operate 14 floral distribution centers across the United States and are looking for great personality to help us purchase awesome flowers for our customers and grow our business.

    Requirements / Responsibilities:
    • Have a great personality, enjoy working with others and regularly smile
    • Passionate about flowers, love the industry and its people
    • Willing / able / capable of continuous learning
    • Can do attitude: able to see, think, lead, inspire and excel in an outside the box arena
    • Have a sense of humor
    • The ability to ask for anything / search, reach and work harder than everyone else
    • Passionate about sourcing the best product Mother Nature produces
    • Organize and execute purchase orders in a timely, accurate and effective manner
    • Execute daily, weekly, seasonal and on demand procurement strategies
    • Provide growers and shippers with order specifics / forecasts delivering best landed price
    • Work with transportation companies to fill trucks / monitor and track inbound shipments
    • Resolve arrival problems quickly, accurately and timely
    • Stay apprised of industry trends / regional and local buying throughout the year
    • Inventory management / margin management and overall excellent mathematical skills
    • Work closely with sales and management teams to grow business

    Qualifications:
    • Experienced Buyer
    • All around decent human being
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality
    • Excellent negotiation skills
    • Able to travel Internationally and Domestically
    • This position is based in Houston, Texas

    Full Time position with medical benefits package after 90 days
    • Eligible for paid (2 week) vacation after 1 year of service
    • other things that sweeten the deal
    • Able to work inside and outside coolers / carry boxes / buckets and lift 20-30 pounds
    • In other words all the normal stuff 

    Please submit your resume to:
    rspikol@greenleafwholesale.com
    All information will be held in confidence

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